Patent Number: 8,879,996

Title: Method to enable Wi-Fi direct usage in radar bands

Abstract: A method and system for allowing a client device to establish a direct communications session such as Wi-Fi Direct service using the 5 GHz band. In one embodiment, a client device first establishes a direct communications session, in the 2.4 GHz band with another client device, and then, based on the content used in that service, establishes a 5 GHz service if needed.

Inventors: Kenney; Thomas J. (Portland, OR), Perahia; Eldad (Portland, OR), Hattig; Myron P. (Portland, OR)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: H04B 15/00 (20060101); H04B 17/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00